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Afternoon Shots: January 22

Idiot loses wedding ring at snowball fight, Bob McDonnell’s lawyer is out of town, and more to know tonight.

Bob and Maureen McDonnell asked a judge to delay their arraignment because their lawyer is out of the country. The judge said no. [Post]

At least the McDonnells will arrive in court looking very stylish. [Capital Comment]

District to keep four addtional shelters open 24 hours a day as deep freeze continues. []

Man attends Dupont Circle snowball fight, proceeds to lose wedding ring. [City Desk]

The average DC household spends $250 a month on utilities. [Washington Business Journal]

Are women terrorists potentially superior to men? [Capital Comment]

Believe it or not, the Wizards could get to a .500 record very soon. [Post]

Bar Pilar launches new menu and $5 cocktails during happy hour. [PoPville]

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Benjamin Freed joined Washingtonian in August 2013 and covers politics, business, and media. He was previously the editor of DCist and has also written for Washington City Paper, the New York Times, the New Republic, Slate, and BuzzFeed. He lives in Adams Morgan.